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[audio]AFRS-V-Disc-7
The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first being issued in October of 1943.The Armyâs V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music especially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.The V-Disc project actually began in June 1941,six months before the United States' involvement in World War II, when Captain Howard Bronson was assigned to the Army's Recreation and Welfare Section ...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; WWII; Carol Bruce; Red Norvo; Tommy Dorsey; V-Disc; Bing Crosby; Frank Sinatra; Josh White; Charlie Barnet; Jimmie Lunceford; Whittmore & Lowe; Charlie Spivak; Woody Herman; Bobby Hackett; Sidney Bechet; Les Brown; Woody Herman; Clyde Lucas; Tommy Tucker; Toscanini; Harry James; Jack Teagarden; Andy Russell; Artie Shaw; Billie Holiday; Louis Prima; Count Bassie; Light Crust Doughboys; Roy Rogers
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[audio]AFRS-V-Discs-3
The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first  being issued in October of 1943.The Army’s V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music specially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.
Keywords: WWII; Judy Garland; Glenn Miller; Charlie Spivak; Swing; Big Band; V-Disc; OTR; Harry James; Al Jolson; Tommy Dorsey; Woody Herman; Hoagy Carmichael; Ginny Simms; Johnny Mercer; Sammy Kaye; Mildred Bailey; Frank Sinatra; Andrews Sisters
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[audio]AFRS-11
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Serenade For Strings; WWII; Swingtime; Johnny Mercer; Mel Torme; Concert Hall; Lionel Barrymore; Webster Aitken; Fritz Kreisler; Patrice Munsel; Tommy Dorsey; Command Performance; Judy Garland; Virginia OBrien; International Sweethearts Of Rhythm; Ethel Waters; Jubilee; Melody Hour; Percy Faith; Waltz Time; Family Hour; Igor Gorin; Sammy Kaye; Hour Of Charm; Stan Kenton; June Cristy; Pat Friday; Nelson Eddy; Command Performance; June Haver; Desi Arnaz; Red Skelton; Hymns From Home; Guadalcanal; Sound Off; Personal Album; Anita Ellis; Martha Mears; Ginny Simms; Jo Stafford; Helen Forrest; One Night Stand; Woody Herman; Spotlight Bands; Eddie Oliver; George Olsen
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